In a move to consolidate, streamline and improve its European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) sales operations, Harman Professional has promoted Adrian Curtis to senior director, EMEA Regional Sales Operations (RSO).
Curtis, a 21-year veteran of Harman Professional, previously served as head of sales for the company’s Soundcraft and Studer brands.
In his new role he will lead sales operations for all of Harman’s professional brands and will report to Scott Robbins, executive vice president of sales, Harman Professional, who made the announcement today.
“With Adrian Curtis, our channel partners, distributors, team members and customers get the best of both worlds — they have access to the experience, stability and expertise that comes with twenty years sales leadership coupled with Adrian’s product knowledge, energy and can-do approach,” Robbins states. “I am very pleased to make the promotion and I am certain it will have an immediate and positive impact on HARMAN Professional’s organization and performance.”
Adrian Curtis joined Soundcraft in 1983, 10 years after it’s founding and five years before the company was acquired by Harman. He has held progressively senior sales leadership positions within the organization, taking over responsibility for Studer sales in 2009 and interim head of EMEA sales for Harman Professional in May 2012.
In his new role, Curtis will continue to be based at the company’s Potter’s Bar, United Kingdom offices.
“I am very pleased to take on this new role and the accompanying responsibilities,” Curtis notes. “With its winning array of brands, unmatched R&D firepower and deep organization packed with passionate and skilled engineers and executives, I believe that Harman Professional has a unique and compelling sales proposition that pervades technology, integration and support.
“I look forward to working with my team and our customers to ensure we’re serving those customers more comprehensively and effectively than any other manufacturer in the EMEA region.”